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Local girls skate, train with Bucky
Photo submitted Monroe Youth Hockey Association had five members of the Girls U12 Avalanche hockey team participate in the 2010 Wisconsin Womens Hockey School. Meeting with Wisconsin and U.S. Womens Olympic head coach Mark Johnson are, front row from left, Tessa Janecke, Cammi Ganshert, Alyssa Knauf, Emma Ness and Haley Knauf.
MONROE - Five members of the U12 girls team of the Monroe Youth Hockey Association participated in the 2010 Wisconsin Women's Hockey School Aug. 9 to 13 taught by Mark Johnson, the University of Wisconsin women's hockey coach and United States women's hockey coach.

For three hours each day the girls worked on skating fundamentals, power skating, hockey skill fundamentals, stickhandling, passing, shooting and puck control. They also participated in scrimmages focusing on offensive and defensive position play.

There is still time to sign up to play hockey with the Avalanche in Monroe. For information contact SLICE at (608) 325-7465.